2 Alderbury Close, Earlscourt, Waterford. 0874164915 info@strummingalong.ie

If you would like to learn how to record music in your own home using software such as Cubase and Reason. Learn about effects, EQ and various techniques to get a professional sound for your recording.



  • Equalisation EQ bands and their musical relevance
  • Microphones & Recording. Mic types, techniques and positioning for vocal, guitar and instrumental recording
  • Effects. Compression, reverb, delay, chorus, flanging & pitch shifting
  • Programming. Programming drum and synth phrases using a built-in drum machine and sequencer
  • Synthesis. Envelopes, filters, oscillators and creating new sounds with a built-in synthesiser
  • Sampling. Sampling and editing loops and creating new sounds
  • Sequencing & Editing. Sequencing each of the above parts into an arrangement, effectively turning your PC into a multi-track recorder
  • Mixing & Effects. Achieving the all-important final mix, using built-in mixers, effects units and dynamic processors

 If you are sitting the Music technology section of the Leaving Cert I can help you with Sibelius and Muse Score software.


Essential for anyone interested in recording music at home.

D. Fox

I enjoyed finding my way around new programmes and learning how to use them.

H. Keane

With a Licentiate diploma from Trinity College London in Classical Guitar performance Francis can help you achieve success in your grade exams.

Classical Guitar

If you would just like to be able to strum a few chords or impress your friends with some complicated fingerpicking, lessons for all levels are available.

Acoustic Guitar

Learn classic riffs from guitar legends, techniques like hammer-ons, bends and slides and how to create your own solos.

Electric Guitar

Learn how to record music in your own home using software such as Cubase and Reason. Get a professional sound using effects and EQ.

Music Technology

All aspects of Leaving Cert Music covered, from music theory to preparation for the practical and technology parts of the exam.

Leaving Certificate

Learn how to play traditional Irish tunes on the Tenor Banjo or Mandolin - jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas

Banjo & Mandolin